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July 27, 2020  

Making it big: Canadian Shield jumps into face shields

Small Kitchener manufacturer pivots to large production volumes of a patent-pending PPE.

News Manufacturing General
June 23, 2020  

NS maker of face shields opts for at home assembly by workers

System allows workers to assemble reusable shields in the safety of their own homes.

News Manufacturing General
June 23, 2020  

Plastic folding box manufacturer converts to face shields

Printex Transparent Packaging is now manufacturing protective face shields for frontline workers.

News Manufacturing General
June 18, 2020  

Bauer launches new face protection for safe return to hockey

Designed for players, coaches, administrators, on-ice officials, parents and fans.

News Manufacturing General
May 28, 2020  

CraftBot Canada provides PPE and support for COVID

The 3D printer manufacturer has produced over 5,000 shields, which were given to local hospitals and businesses

News Manufacturing General
May 27, 2020  

NS company making face shields sees future for local PPE

Value in local supply as dependence on global supply chains has presented challenges.

News Manufacturing General
May 25, 2020  

Manufacturers scramble to find raw materials for PPE

Supply of filters in N95 masks to the polypropylene used in isolation gowns in short supply.

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May 7, 2020  

Honda producing protective gear for Alliston healthcare workers

Automaker deploys 3D printers and collaborates with Georgian College to produce face shields.

News Manufacturing General Production
April 27, 2020  

Canadian Shield awarded 10M-unit contract for reusable face shields

Doubling its Waterloo-area workforce to 300 to meet August production target.

News General
April 16, 2020  

CKF launches face shields in support of fight against COVID-19

At full production there will be capacity for up to 1 million face shields per month.

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April 15, 2020  

Small Nova Scotia sign maker producing face shields for health workers

Hit a roadblock sourcing materials, small shops saved the day for first few thousand until Halifax supplier came through.

News Manufacturing General
April 6, 2020  

OPG’s 3D printers producing face shields to protect health-care workers

First batch of 200 face shields to be ready for shipment April 8; to increase production of the shields to 500 per week.